Graduate/Junior Business Services Accountant

Posted 09 June 2022
Salary$50000 - $60000 per annum
Job type Permanent
DisciplineAccounting & Finance

Job description

  • Entry level position at an award-winning TOP 40 FIRM with over 60 years of industry experience 
  • Huge investment in employee training & development 
  • Learn and grow alongside a fun and young team of graduates 
About the Firm 
This full-service accounting and advisory firm in Sydney CBD is looking to add a passionate and conscientious graduate to the team. The team has vast experience in the accountancy space and can provide plenty of insight to the industry. At the same time, it is renowned for its sociable and welcoming environment, and you will join a fun team of graduates and juniors. The firm is focused on internal growth, and as you develop in the role you will receive a tailored career plan and access to transparent career pathways  to assist you in achieving your professional goals.  
You will work under a team of senior accountants as you refine your business services skills while gaining exposure to tax advisory, outsourced CFO work, and business advisory. With this experience, you will be able to rise through the ranks of this mid-tier firm and fast track to manager, or progress to the Big Four. 

The firm is a leading organisation with over sixty years of experience behind them yet is also continually evolving to adapt to the changing business world. Loyalty is a key theme throughout the organisation, and it is a core value towards the community, clients, and employees. This is particularly reflected in the long tenure of the leadership team, many of whom have risen all the way from graduates themselves. There is a heavy investment in staff development through regular team training sessions by both internal and external educators, as well as constant informal learning between colleagues. Excellence at work is recognised and rewarded, with frequent MVP awards and prizes.  

About the Role 
You will receive support from senior colleagues as you gain exposure to a wide array of business services. Regular duties will include: 
  • Work independently and with assistance on client portfolios and build client rapport 
  • Prepare financial statements and income tax returns for companies, trusts, partnerships and SMSF. 
  • Exposure to a variety of tax matters including GST, CGT, FBT and Div7a. 
  • Introduction to Outsourced CFO and Business Advisory work 
  • Hands on work with SME's from a variety of different industries, such as energy and renewables, retail, and tech. 
  • Observe colleagues as they provide advisory for clients & external agencies. 
  • Liaise with clients alongside a colleague 

About You
  • 6 – 18 months prior experience in a public practice accounting firm 
  • Excellent communication skills! 
  • Ability to work independently on basic compliance tasks 
  • Must have Australian Permanent Residence or Citizenship  
  • Must be based in Australia  

  • Learn on the job alongside experienced and friendly colleagues 
  • Receive great exposure to many elements of business services and advisory 
  • Ongoing support for students, with CA/CPA modules paid upfront, study and exam leave 
  • Monthly external educators for those who wish to upskill in both technical and soft skills 
  • A small and personable team where you can stand out and progress easily  
  • Salary reviews every six months and opportunity to progress to intermediate within 12 months 
  • Top of the range technology and processes – receive a brand new laptop and mobile phone 
  • Great staff facilities – kitchen with drinks, fruit, and snacks to help yourself to at any time 
  • Rewards and Recognitions Program – receive vouchers and bonuses for hard work 
  • Young and fun team who regularly enjoy all that Sydney CBD has to offer! Christmas, EOFY parties, and staff birthday celebrations 
If you believe you are well suited for this role, apply now! Submit your CV above, or contact Tamara Viner on 0431 085 399 or for any further details.